Copper As struck during the reign of the Emperor Nerva in 97 AD, Ancient Roman Empire. Minted by Rome. All coins issued by Nerva contain dating information. In this case TR P COS III in the obverse legend can be dated between 1 January 97, when Nerva became Consul for the third time, and 1 October 97 AD, when he began his second year of holding the tribunitian power (which would have changed the legend to TR P II)

Obverse Description

Laureate head of Nerva facing right; around, IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P

Reverse Description

Aequitas standing facing left extending scales and cradling cornucopiae; in the field divided by the figure, S C; around, AEQVITAS AVGVST

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